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New Lease on life for Karst feeder lands
The Spec June 8, 2012

Eramosa Karst Feeder lands deal hailed as day of Celebration
Hamilton community news June 8 2012

Eramosa Karst Tree Planting day

Authority offers break on karst, Tiffany Falls parking

Eramosa Karst Conservation Area sure to impress this season

Land costs go from "Normal Value" to full
The Spec - Sept 2011

Clark slams 'absurd' karst sticker shock
Hamilton community news Sept 2011

Ontario Government to amend Eramosa Karst feeder lands EA- Stoney Creek
Brad Clark

One Step Closer to Protection of Karst Land
Stoney Creek News July 1, 2011

Congrats from Tim Hudak Mpp.

Congrats on victory to protect Karst
Glanbrook News April 5, 2011

Talks Set to begin on Karst Donation
Stoney Creek News Mar 23, 2011

A karst best thing
Hamilton Spec. Mar 18 2011

City wins karst battle
Stoney Creek news, Mar 17,2011

Green group wins long battle
Hamilton Spectator, Mar 17,2011

FOTEK thanks community
Stoney Creek News Mar 9,2011

Is the Gov't finally listening?
Stoney Creek News Mar 2, 2011

Aggelonitis backs karst feeder freeze
Stoney Creek News, Feb 9 2011

Bobolink to the Rescue
Hamilton Spectator, Feb 2 2011

Figth for Eramsa Karst Continues
Hamilton Spectator, Jan 22 2011

HCA backs city development ban by Eramosa Karst park
Stoney Creek News, Jan 13, 2011

Friends dedicate bench to Hamilton Conservation, Stoney Creek News, Dec 15, 2010. http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/printarticle/226045

Friends of Karst have been busy -Mountain News, July 1. 2010 http://www.hamiltonmountainnews.com/news/article/214265

City against development near karst- The Spec. June 2 2010 http://www.thespec.com/article/780032

City to Block karst development CATCH June 1 2010 http://www.hamiltoncatch.org/view_article.php?id=771

Preserve the karst feeder lands, Friends of the Eramosa Karst urge. http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/210760

 

We must all protect the Eramosa Karst. May 11 2010http://www.sachem.ca/news/article/209778

Protection of Eramosa Karst discussed in Ontario Legistature. May 9 2010 http://www.waterkeeper.ca/2010/05/06/protection-of-eramosa-karst-discussed-in-ontario-legislature/

Government needs to act on Karst Lands. May 5 20102010http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/209667

Environmentalist -FOTEK -AWARD of Merit announced May 1 2010.http://www.thespec.com/News/Local/article/761580

Tree Planting With Friends April 25, 2010 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/207705 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/208897

Friends of Eramosa Karst community update April 6 2010 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/207173

Hamilton Conservation Concerned about Eramosa Mar 30 2010 http://www.escarpmentviews.ca/index.php/2010/03/30/hamilton-conservation-concerned-about-eramosa-karst-feeder-lands/

Hudak wants province to preserve karst... Mar 25 2010 http://www.hamiltonmountainnews.com/news/article/203599

Lots of support to keep province from selling....Mar 25, 2010 http://www.hamiltonmountainnews.com/news/article/206087

City not satisfied with study. Mar 24 2010 http://www.thespec.com/article/741523

Karst lands getting a little help from friends. Mar 23 2010 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/206182

Karst Lands assessment challenged. Mar 22 2010 http://www.hamiltoncatch.org/view_article.php?id=734

Hudak pushing for EA on land sale near karst Feb 19 2010 http://www.thespec.com/article/724715

The ORC latest report is available for review at www.ontariorealty.ca . Click on Class EAs/Consultations and then choose Stoney Creek Lands. The report is also at the Valley Park and Sherwood libraries.

Local cabinet minister remains ‘fan’ of karst Feb 4 2010 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/201808

Help support the Eramosa Karst http://www.sachem.ca/news/article/201873

Karst feeder area unprotected Jan.30 2010 http://www.thespec.com/article/714933

ORC OKs development near karst Jan 27 2010 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/200879

Eramosa Karst Pavilion Dedcation Sept 2009 HCA

Friends of Karst BBQ Snap Hamilton Oct 2009

Karst Hikers urged to stay on trails Sept 25 2009http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/189799

Eramosa Timeline, Oct 4 2009 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/187273

HCA beging work on East Mountain Trail Loop Oct 4, 2009http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/187274

Rare discovery heightens calls to expand protected zone "Rare discovery heightens calls to expand protected zone"; Biologist chirps with joy over karst’s breeding owls Aug 7 2009 Stoney Creek News

Crowing over Owls Return- Karst advocates say birds are good reason to protect more land Aug 1 2009 Hamilton Spectator

ORC 'playing Games' on Catholic School Site Councellor Charges July 24 2009 stoney Creek News

Eramosa Karst Pavilion Dedcation Sept 2009 HCA

Friends of Karst BBQ Snap Hamilton Oct 2009

Karst Hikers urged to stay on trails Sept 25 2009http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/189799

Eramosa Timeline, Oct 4 2009 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/187273

HCA beging work on East Mountain Trail Loop Oct 4, 2009http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/news/article/187274

Rare discovery heightens calls to expand protected zone "Rare discovery heightens calls to expand protected zone"; Biologist chirps with joy over karst’s breeding owls Aug 7 2009 Stoney Creek News

Crowing over Owls Return- Karst advocates say birds are good reason to protect more land Aug 1 2009 Hamilton Spectator

ORC 'playing Games' on Catholic School Site Councellor Charges July 24 2009 stoney Creek News

Karst Bid sets bad example to builders July 17 2009 Stoney Creek News

Beware bylaw bowhunters July 13 2009 Hamilton Spectator

Clark Demands authorities stop illegal hunting in karst area July 3 2009 Stoney Creek News

Provincial Karst Owners Criticized
July 2 2009 View Magazine

Provincial Karst Managers Criticized
June 25 2009 - CATCH

Karst wages battle against "pesky plant's" chemical warfare.
Garlic Mustard invasive species growing in Karst.
June 5 2009 Stoney Creek News

Province's Karst housing studies fall Short; HCA boss says
May 15 2009 Stoney Creek News
The province has yet to make an adequate case for selling land it owns
by the Eramosa Karst to homebuilders, according to a preliminary review by the Hamilton Conservation Athority.
City also opposes development. Read More

Eramosa Karst still in Limbo
Apri 22, 2009
The fate of eighty acres of karst lands in upper Stoney Creek remain will remain in limbo until at least November. Councillors and residents are awaiting peer reviews of technical studies done for the Ontario Realty Corporation which owns the lands and wants to sell them for development. Read more-Citizens at City Hall

Hudak Fights for Local Environment, Jobs
Sat Feb 28/09
Tim Hudak, MPP Niagara West-Glanbrook, continued to advocate for the protection of environmentally sensitive land and local job creation as he attended events throughout the riding last week Read more

Karst friends fight the home builders
Land 'vital water source' for conservation area
Hamilton Spectator - Feb. 23,2009


Eramosa Karst to hold fundraiser
Stoney Creek news. Jan 16 2009

Eramosa Karst a hidden Gem
Hamilton Mountain News- Dec 2008
The future of the Eramosa Karst as a sustainable conservation area will be in jeopardy if these 30 hectares of feeder lands are not protected.

Eramosa Karst in the News:
"When I think that there's only three (karsts) in the province and it's the only one protected, we're obligated to take a close look at the implications of the documents from these experts," Mr. Firth-Eagland said. Conservation authority backs karst expansion bid

HCA directors rip karst housing plan
Stoney Creek News -Oct 2008

City should move Quicky on Karst Land
Hamilton Spectator Aug 2008

Hiking Hamilton's hidden hinterland
Toronto Star July 24 2008

July 9 FOTEK Interview with Matt Hayes.
CHCH news at Noon
(wmv video)

Long history for Karst lands, but bright future predicted
Hamilton Mountain News June 27 2008

Eramosa Karst Conservation Area sure to be a hit
Stoney Creek News July 7 2008

Protection or Profit?
Stoney Creek News -June 27 2008-opinion

Development won't hurt, consultant says
Stoney Creek News -June 27 2008

HCA expect bright future for karst land with long history
stoney creek News -June 27 2008

Protected Karst Land Open
Hamilton spectator June 21 2008

Karst lands not for sale to highest bidder says community group
Stoney Creek News- June 20 2008

Battle looms over Karst Buffer Zone
Stoney Creek News June 2008

Karst lands assessment process criticized
Catch- Articles June 18 2008

MPP's seek protection for Eramosa land
Hamilton SpectatorJune 6 2008

Tim Hudak and Paul Miller Join Forces to Champion Preservation of Eramosa Karst and it's Feeder Lands

Pitch-in Participants deserve a hearty thank you
Stoney Creek News - May 2

deer me, it's an issue. Urban Boundary keeps getting pushed further
Hamilton Spectator. April 8 2008

Karst assessment a 'sham'
Stoney Creek News - Arpil 4 2008

Make lands more accessible to increase public support
Stoney Creek News -opinions April 4 2008

Grab some garbage bags and organize a Pitch-In event
Stoney Creek News - letters April 4 2008

ORC set for public input on karst lands
Stoney Creek News- Mar 28 2008

Be a Friend to the Karst
Stoney Creek news - Opinions -Mar 7 2008


Development will destroy karst; group
Stoney Creek News Feb 1 2008

FOTEK executive tours with Minister of Natural Resources and Local Liberal MPP
Stoney Creek News Jan 18 2008

Karst protection awaiting provincial response
CATCH Articles: Dec 16, 2007

Development plans put on hold for lands neighbouring karst
Stoney Creek News Dec 14 2007

Who knows better - local or provincial government?
Stoney Creek News (letter)Dec 14 2007

Hudak looks forward to fighting for Stoney Creek.
Stoney Creek News Nov 9 2007.

Preserve cave creatures
Hamilton Spectator Sept 11, 2007

City tables decision on development near karst, hopes to hear from province
Hamilton Spectator Sept 5,2007

Karst park makes city a 'better place to live'
Hamilton Spectator Sept 4, 2007

Politicians vote to expand karst conservation area
Chadoke Brow Lands Development SEPT 07

Fate of karst land to be debated
Residents would like to see 'Central Park' on Mountain

Hamilton Spectator Sept 4, 2007

Growing support for karst park
Hamilton Spectator Aug 2007

Saving 'Karst Park'
Hamilton Spectator Aug 2007

Provincial -news release
McGuinty Government Protects Green Space, April 2007

Ontario Transfers Karst Oct 2006Trinity Neighborhood Newsletter April 2006

Eramosa karst- Provincially Significant Area of Natural and Scientific interest Aug 2003

Ministry of Natural Resources

FOTEK Press Releases:

Thank you for your support! June 2012

Aug 2011 Newsletter.pdf

The Ontario Realty Corporation development plans forge ahead..June 2009

ORC is steamrolling ahead with its intention to prepare the feeder lands to Eramosa karst for sale for development. July 2008

FOTEK response to ORC Public Information Center.June 2008

Scientists agree on necessity to expand Eramosa Karst Conservation Area- Jan 9 2008

A Case for Karst Feeder Area- Dec 5 2007

Friends of Eramosa Karst established -Nov 2 2007

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